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The HUM LIFE blog is your source of information and inspiration to help you to transform your life by embracing a daily yoga and meditation practice and living a mindful lifestyle.  So that you can navigate daily life with more confidence and serenity.   And so that you can find more Joy, Peace, Bliss, Clarity, Inspiration, Motivation.

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Intention-Based Yoga Practices

Intention-Based Yoga Practices

May 26, 2020

6 Powerful practices specifically designed to help you cultivate a particular kind of energy or state of being, to raise your vibration.
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How to Get the Life You Want Through the Power of Intention

How to Get the Life You Want Through the Power of Intention

May 19, 2020

Discover how intention combined with focused action is an extraordinarily powerful tool to transform your life, to find more joy and fulfilment.  With 12 tips, and a guided meditation.
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5 Books to Inspire Your Journey of Transformation

5 Books to Inspire Your Journey of Transformation

May 12, 2020

Tales of wanderings, journeys and encounters with ancient traditions from around the world. Each one brings nuggets of wisdom as stepping stones for you on your own personal journey.

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Treasure Time

Treasure Time

May 04, 2020

Time has shapeshifted for all of us right now. Choose to see this as time to treasure, as time to be open the the treasures it offers, the nuggets of wisdom, the opportunities for transformation. 
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Savasana: The One Pose You Need to Feel Relaxed & Rejuvenated

Savasana: The One Pose You Need to Feel Relaxed & Rejuvenated

April 28, 2020

Sometimes all you need is savasana to find your way back to peace and calm in troubled times.
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Meditations on the 5 Senses

Meditations on the 5 Senses

April 21, 2020

Cultivating mindfulness through the experience of your senses is a unique way to make your home practice a delightful, sensorial and memorable experience.
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Make Your Home Practice A Haven of Peace and Calm

Make Your Home Practice A Haven of Peace and Calm

April 14, 2020

8 Practices and practical tips to make your HOME PRACTICE a haven of peace and tranquility, a place to reconnect with yourself, find the inner peace and strength you need now
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Find Calm, Connection and Inspiration in Trees

Find Calm, Connection and Inspiration in Trees

March 31, 2020

All about Tree Pose, the emotions it can bring, how to do it with mindfulness, as well as an inspiring musing on trees by Hermann Hess. 

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8 Ways to Send Positive Vibrations from Your Mat out into the World

8 Ways to Send Positive Vibrations from Your Mat out into the World

March 24, 2020

8 rituals to empower your own practice and allow you to send positive vibrations to friends, family and to the wider community - from the comfort and safety of your yoga mat
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Helpful Ideas and Inspiration for your Home Practice

Helpful Ideas and Inspiration for your Home Practice

March 17, 2020

The most relevant and useful resources I have to help you and support you as you create or go deeper into your own personal HOME practice.
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How to create your personal yoga practice at home

How to create your personal yoga practice at home

March 10, 2020

You can absolutely create your own yoga sequence at home.  Here is how to do it.
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Your Guide to Walking Meditation

Your Guide to Walking Meditation

March 03, 2020

Instructions and information for the practice of mindful walking
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D.I.Y. At-Home Yoga and Meditation Retreat

D.I.Y. At-Home Yoga and Meditation Retreat

February 25, 2020

10 steps create your own personal retreat at home. 
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Silent Meditation Retreats:  Everything You Need to Know

Silent Meditation Retreats: Everything You Need to Know

February 18, 2020

Ever thought about a silent meditation retreat? Here are the answers to all your questions.
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What is Palo Santo?

What is Palo Santo?

February 09, 2020

Discover beautiful palo santo, it's mystical tradition, the ethical harvest, and how you can use it in your life
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4 Ultra-Restful Ways to Use Your Yoga Bolster

4 Ultra-Restful Ways to Use Your Yoga Bolster

February 03, 2020

Learn how your bolster can help you relax, restore and practice mindfulness.
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4 Steps to Create a Balanced and Harmonious Home Sanctuary

4 Steps to Create a Balanced and Harmonious Home Sanctuary

January 28, 2020

4 easy-to-implement ideas to help you create a sanctuary that is personal, meaningful, inspirational.
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How to get the most out of your yoga class

How to get the most out of your yoga class

January 22, 2020

If you are new to yoga, it might seem a bit intimidating and confusing at first. These tips and insights will help you to find what's right for you.
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See Things Differently:  7 Fun Ways to Practice Mindfulness

See Things Differently: 7 Fun Ways to Practice Mindfulness

January 14, 2020

You can practice mindfulness in many ways. These fun exercises all help you to build awareness and stay grounded in the present moment.

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12 Tips to Start Your Daily Meditation Practice

12 Tips to Start Your Daily Meditation Practice

January 07, 2020

Daily meditation made easy. 12 tips to help you have the right mindset, create the right conditions, and to practice with ease.
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10 Yoga and Meditation Retreat Centres to Discover

10 Yoga and Meditation Retreat Centres to Discover

December 17, 2019

A retreat is an enriching, empowering experience, maybe even life-changing.  Explore these centres to find the right one for you.
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Sacred Smoke

Sacred Smoke

December 10, 2019

Incense rituals, from their ancient sources to modern times.  And how you can empower your home practice with mystical sacred smoke.
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20 Ways to Raise Your Vibration

20 Ways to Raise Your Vibration

December 02, 2019

Learn how you can influence your vibration, create beautiful, positive energy, and begin to create the life you desire.
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3 Easy and Powerful Meditations to try at HOME

3 Easy and Powerful Meditations to try at HOME

November 25, 2019

Try any of these 3 easy meditations to give your home practice a boost, or motivate you to start one. 
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TOP 10 Tips to Start Your Home Yoga and Meditation Practice

TOP 10 Tips to Start Your Home Yoga and Meditation Practice

November 18, 2019

How to get more happiness, peace, inspiration?  Start your home practice today.
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The Science of Breathing

The Science of Breathing

November 12, 2019

Breath is at the heart of every form of yoga, meditation practice.  We owe it to ourselves to understand the workings of this vital life process, and how to optimize our inhales/exhales.
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Dirga Pranayama: the three-part yogic breath explained

What the heck is DIRGA PRANAYAMA?

November 12, 2019

The Three-Part Yogic Breath explained. It's a simple deep breathing technique that requires little training, no difficult positions, and provides immediate benefits.
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What exactly is mindfulness?   Part 2

What exactly is mindfulness? Part 2

November 05, 2019

How do I practice mindfulness everyday?  The practices explained, tips and hacks to help you bring mindfulness into your life, easily.
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What exactly is mindfulness? Learn more about mindfulness.

What exactly is mindfulness? Part 1

November 04, 2019

What exactly is mindfulness?  And why should I practice it?  What does mindfulness have to do with meditation?  How does it work in the brain?  What are the benefits? Your questions answered.
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How do I find the right yoga mat?

How do I find the right yoga mat?

October 28, 2019

You will have a very close-up and personal relationship with your yoga mat, and it could be with you for years.  Shouldn't you put some time and care into choosing this precious partner?
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